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Angela’s Lab | The Allure of Black

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I think just about every woman and mom would agree with me -- we cannot live without black. Black is flattering for all body types and appropriate for just about any occasion. It's slimming, it hides stains when your kid spills on you, it makes the less expensive look more expensive, and it pairs with virtually every other color of the rainbow. A wardrobe staple, this miracle color always looks chic and sophisticated. Not to mention, black is a can't-miss choice for the whirlwind party circuit that is December. ...Read more.

Mom Muse | Micheline Etkin

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It's hard to find a woman with a bigger heart and more compassion for children around the world than Micheline Etkin. This supermodel and mom of three has made it her mission to give as many children as she can reach a better life. Born in Lebanon, and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Micheline started modeling for Elite Models at 30 years old after she’d had her three children (Jimmie, Caroline and Richard -- now adults) while living in Rio. Interestingly enough, she shared with us that she never actually wanted to be a model. In fact, Micheline used to feel out of place with her height in Brazil and would cry to ...Read more.

Trend Watch: Cape Cool

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The cape is fall's newest jacket silhouette and so retro chic. It begs to be worn with tailored pants, a chunky-heeled shoe, and dark oversized sunglasses. Jackie O style. Capes can be on the voluminous side, so keep the rest of your ensemble slimming vs. full to balance the look. For instance, slim pants or leggings and pencil skirts are a good choice, wide-leg trousers not so much, unless your cape is shorter with a more tailored look. And no midi-skirts. If you are petite, stick to shorter capes, as the longer ones would be overwhelming on your frame, and wear heels. A bonus to wearing a cape - besides the looks ...Read more.